Attending the event included 30 monks and representatives from the management board of Khmer pagodas and salatels (cultural and communal houses) in the province.
Vice Chairman of the provincial Vietnam Fatherland Front Committee Đoàn Tấn Sỹ, Vice Chairman of the provincial Ethnic Affairs Committee Nguyễn Văn Thuật and Chairman of the provincial Committee for Religious Affairs Ngô Hòa Dựa were amongst distinguished guests at the event.
As reviewed at the event, over the past year, local Khmer followers contributed over VND 200 million to social, charitable activities in the locality. In addition, the Buddhist solidarity Association organized disseminating conferences on the Law on Belief and Religion 2016 and its guiding decree for 12,000 Khmer people, and 41 Khmer language classes with the attendance of 700 children in the locality.
According to the meeting report, Ca Mau province has about 30,000 Khmer people with seven worshipping establishments under Khmer Theravada Buddhism.
Some images at the meeting
Venerable Phạm Minh Thắng, abbot of Tam Hiep pagoda makes his comment at the meeting
Vice Chairman Đoàn Tấn Sỹ speaks at the event
Vice Chairman Nguyễn Văn Thuật exchanges on issues relating ethnic minority policy